A special traveling exhibit from the

Hometown Teams explores the way sports build and unite communities. The enthusiasm and dedication of fans, athletes, and coaches bonds us across time, cultures, generations, and geography.

The exhibit opens in Hodgenville as the town celebrates its 200th anniversary in 2018.

The exhibit includes photographs, audio and video clips, and hands-on components. The exhibit features content developed by the Smithsonian—as well as jerseys, trophies, and sports memorabilia on temporary display from local sports enthusiasts, clubs, schools, and teams.

Hometown Teams
at The Lincoln Museum
January 13 to February 24, 2018

Exhibit Days & Hours
Thursdays:   4 to 8 p.m.
Fridays:   10 a.m to 4 p.m.
Saturdays:   10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sundays:   3 to 5 p.m.

Special Holiday Hours
Monday, Jan. 15:   10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday

Monday, Feb. 19:   10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Presidents’ Day

No admission required.

Funding for this exhibit provided by

Kentucky Humanities



Stories from the Exhibit

Feb. 11: Women in Sports

• Explore the history, the traditions, and the achievements of LaRue county’s female  athletes • In 1916, ten teenagers signed up for the first girls varsity basketball team in Hodgenville. Their names were Dorothy Hansbrough, Pearl Daugherty, Gladys Hargan, Linda Boyd, Rose Patterson, Clotilde Smith, Genevieve Stark, Augustyne Ferree, Mary Alma Woods, and Rachel Kennady. For the …

Photos from Lincoln the Athlete special exhibit opening on Feb. 4

Lincoln the Athlete: Hometown Teams celebrates Lincoln’s life as wrestler and LaRue County Mat Hawks History On Sunday, the Lincoln Museum opened a special, temporary exhibit focusing on Abraham Lincoln’s life as an athlete as part of the Hometown Teams Exhibit on display now in the Community Room in downtown Hodgenville. “Lincoln: The Athlete” featured …


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